Volunteer Posting 1161

Human Resources Committee Member
Urban Roots London
Work From Home - London area
less than 2 hours per week
closes in 8 days (Fri, 31 Mar)


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY -  Human Resources Committee Member


Urban Roots London is a non-profit organization that revitalizes underused land in the City of London for agriculture by: 

  • Producing high-quality, organic vegetables and herbs 

  • Distributing produce locally, directly to consumers and to private and social enterprises

  • Developing agricultural opportunities for the neighbourhood, social enterprises, and community organizations within the City of London 

  • Growing a self-sustaining, urban agricultural model to germinate to new sites 


Human Resources Committee Overview

  • The Human Resources Committee is a standing committee established by the Board of Directors

  • The Human Resources Committee reports to the Urban Roots Board of Directors

The primary purpose of the Human Resources Committee is to:

  • Establish organizational policies and procedures surrounding human resources within the organization, providing the necessary governance to ensure they are being fulfilled

  • Ensure human resources risks are appropriately identified and mitigated in the strategic planning process

  • Assist in full cycle recruitment including reviewing hiring requirements, preparing job postings, screening/selection of candidates, conducting interviews, extending contracts, and overseeing employee check-ins



  • Friendly and energetic professional with an interest in Urban Roots’ mission

  • Experience in Human Resources i.e. recruiting, hiring, training, administration is an asset

  • Experience in the development and implementation of Human Resources policies and procedures is an asset

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills


Committee Member Expectations

  • Attend and participate in monthly Human Resources Committee meetings remotely. In-person meetings are expected when provincial guidelines allow

  • Prepare adequately for meetings in order to make informed decisions


Time Commitment

  • 3–4 hours per month, starting as soon as possible. Minimum 2-year term.

Urban Roots London values its place in an interconnected world and desires to reflect this value, acknowledging our responsibility to strive towards a diverse and equitable employment environment that recognizes the inherent worth and dignity of every person. We welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. 

Applications from all qualified individuals are invited. We thank everyone for their interest; only those selected to proceed will be contacted. Should you require accommodation in making an application, we welcome you to please contact  


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